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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Arthur Kornberg

Title: Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry
Affiliation:   Stanford University School of Medicine
    Palo Alto, California USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   2007
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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1979
Citation:   "For accomplishments providing the conceptual and experimental framework for much of our current understanding of the manner in which DNA, the genetic substance, is replicated."
    Presented by President Carter at a White House Ceremony on January 14, 1980.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 1959


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